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Title: The Mass Spectrometer - How It Works
Url: http://www.chemguide.co.uk/analysis/masspec/howitworks.html
Creator: Clark, Jim
Publisher: Clark, Jim
Description: This website includes a simple description of how a mass spectrometer works. Mass spectrometry (MS) is an analytical technique for the determination of the elemental composition of a sample or molecule. It is also used for elucidating the chemical structures of molecules, such as peptides and other chemical compounds. The MS principle consists of ionizing chemical compounds to generate charged molecules or molecule fragments and measurement of their mass-to-charge ratios. Keywords: mass spectrometer, mass spectrometry, mass spectrum, mass spectra, spectrum, spectra, mass, ionisation, acceleration, deflection, detection
LC Classification: Science -- Microbiology -- Technique -- Special topics, A-Z -- Mass spectrometry
Science -- Physics -- Nuclear and particle physics. Atomic energy. Radioactivity -- Instruments and apparatus -- Other instruments, A-Z -- Spectrometer
Science -- Physics -- Optics. Light -- Optical instruments and apparatus (General) -- Special instruments, A-Z -- Spectrograph. Spectrometer
Science -- Physics -- Optics. Light -- Spectroscopy -- Special types of spectra and spectroscopy, A-Z -- Accelerator mass spectrometry
Technology -- Chemical technology -- Biotechnology -- Processes, operations, and techniques -- Special, A-Z -- Mass spectrometry
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Science -- Technology
Science -- Instructional issues
Vocational Education -- Technology
Vocational Education -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Chemistry -- Molecules
Physics -- Atoms
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Demonstrations
Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Professional Formation
Teaching Professionals
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Jim Clark
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2012-12-18 09:41:42 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-08-30 09:37:31 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Center
Source: NetWorks
Full Record Views: 49
Resource URL Clicks: 5
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